Sleeplessness


Homeopathy treatment for Sleeplessness from the Homeopathic Therapeutics by Lilienthal. Homeopathic remedies for the treatment of Sleeplessness…


Aconite [Acon]

Sleeplessness after midnight, with anxiety, restlessness and tossing about from arterial excitement; eyes closed, caused by fear, fright, anxiety; anxious, vivid dreams; SLEEPLESSNESS FROM A NERVOUS FEAR THAT HE WAS NOT GOING TO SLEEP, or from a local irritation, especially in the intestinal tract; sleeplessness of infants and of the aged.

Agaricus [Agar]

Cannot get asleep, though very tired, on account of many ideas

crowding upon him (Acidum fluoricum); weary and drowsy by day sleepless at night, from OVERWORK AT DESK.

Agnus-castus [Agn]

Sleeplessness, wakes often as if frightened; anxious dreams, which start him from sleep and keep him awake.

Aloe [Aloe]

Sleeplessness on account of itching and burning in anus; from hepatic or intestinal troubles; cold hands and feet.

Alumina [Alum]

Lies awake from crowding of ideas or fancies, or from heaviness in his arms; restless, unrefreshing night sleep, feet too warm, starts frightened, muttering and crying, palpitations; on awaking, weak and faint, (>) by eating.

Ambra [Ambr]

Nervous and hysterical sleeplessness, after worry in business, from sexual excitement, cramps in calves at night; body cold; anxious dreams; awakens weak and languid; he cannot sleep and does not know the reason.

Anacardium [Anac]

Restless and sleepless on account of itching, cannot keep still; legs start on going to sleep; uneasiness, every other night, prevents sleep.

Antimonium-tart [Ant-t]

Sleepy, but as soon as she closes eyes, sensation as if breath would leave her body, and she awakes, gasping for breath.

Apium-grav [Ap-g]

Sleeplessness, but the LOSS OF SLEEP CAUSES NO FATIGUE.

Aranea-diad [Aran]

Persistent sleeplessness from excessive hyperaesthesia, chiefly of skin; sensation of creeping of ants all over chest, anguish and gaping.

Argentum-met [Arg-m]

Cannot fall asleep easily, and sleep is restless; as soon as she sinks into a slumber an ELECTRIC SHOCK through the whole body, or through single, limbs, interrupts sleep; palpitations, nausea; seminal emissions during dreamy sleep; fatigue and prostration of awaking.

Argentum-nit [Arg-n]

Kept awake by fancies and images hovering before his mind, after long, wearisome, fatiguing night-watching; short sleep, awakened often by attacks of suffocation, must rise and open window; cannot sleep on account of nervousness.

Arnica [Arn]

Kept awake till 2 or 3 A.M. (Calcarea) by heat, restlessness and constant desire to change position, (>) by lying across bed, head hanging down; wavelike motions passing through brain; excruciating pains in brain and eyes, which feel as if drawn inward.

Arsenicum [Ars]

Blood degeneration, malnutrition, with nervous exhaustion, anguish, driving out of bed, changes to sofa or chair and then back to bed, cannot rest in any place, changes continually, which fatigues him (Iodium has the restlessness, but not the fatigue of Arsenicum); dyspeptic insomnia; excessive prostration with the restlessness; (<) after midnight.

Aurum-met [Aur]

Awake all night, no pain; no lassitude or sleepiness in the morning (Ap.); (<) after midnight; very wakeful from great mental activity; erotic dreams and emissions arouse him from sleep.

Baptisia [Bapt]

Restless from 3 A.M. till morning; tosses abut, cannot sleep; head and body feel scattered about bed; wandering of mind; (<) on awaking; parts rested or feel very painful, and aching all over.

Baryta-carb [Bar-c]

Sleepy and cannot sleep, hungry and cannot eat; awakes often at night, feels too hot, soles feel bruised; inward restlessness, moaning and groaning in sleep.

Belladonna [Bell]

Sleeplessness, especially of plethoric children, from nervous excitement, from local congestion, from irritation in various parts; flushed face, headache; anguish and restlessness; starting on first falling asleep; moaning and tossing about; drowsy evenings, but no sleep follows, and feels in the morning as if he had not slept enough.

Bryonia [Bry]

Sleeplessness on account of uneasiness in the blood and anxiety; thoughts crowd one upon another; night very restless, disturbed by frequent dreams; no sleep before midnight, on account of frequent shivering sensation over one arm and foot, followed by sweat; prattling, murmuring delirium, especially of business.

Cactus-grand [Cact]

Sleepless without cause or from arterial excitement and pulsation in ears and pit of stomach, with silent sadness of mind; can hardly find a place for ease, must be bolstered up to rest comfortably; worst sleep towards day.

Cadmium [Cadm]

Annoying protracted sleeplessness, when he goes to sleep he stops breathing and wakes up suffocating, and fears to go to sleep; (<) AFTER SLEEP, WHETHER IN DAYTIME OR NIGHT; sleeps mostly with open eyes.

Samuel Lilienthal
Dr. Samuel Lilienthal (1815-1891) was from Germany, and became a pioneer homeopath in America. He received his Doctor of Medicine Degree from the University of Munich in 1838. After he moved to the United States, he was hired as Professor of Clinical Medicine at New York College for Women, and also as Professor of Mental and Nervous Diseases at the New York Homeopathic College.
Dr. Samuel Lilienthal was the author of many great books including “Homeopathic Therapeutics”. For many years, with the support of Dr. Constantine Hering, he was the editor of the North American Journal of Homeopathy. Dr. Lilienthal passed away on February 2nd 1891 in San Francisco.